9 days in Gold Coast & Byron Bay Itinerary

9 days in Gold Coast & Byron Bay Itinerary

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9 days in Gold Coast & Byron Bay Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
1
Gold Coast
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Gold Coast

6
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamborine Mountain, Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, and other attractions. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Greenmount Beach and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. You'll get in some beach time at Burleigh Head National Park and Kirra Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Kurrawa Beach, kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Gold Coast vacation app .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In February in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

2
nights
Byron Bay

Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Stand-Up Paddleboarding has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Hammer and Hand Byron Bay Jewellery and Metal Collective and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ainsworth, take some stellar pictures from Pat Morton Lookout, and then kick back and relax at Wategos Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Byron Bay tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by bus from Gold Coast to Byron Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Broken Head, Lennox Head, Lighthouse Beach
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Broken Head Beach ©
Broken Head Beach
Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach

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